Nicola Sturgeon refuses to answer questions on Labour deal

29 May

Corbyn says he would ‘open discussions’ with Sturgeon over independence vote Comes after Sturgeon backs ‘progressive alliance’ to ‘lock out’ Tories from power SNP support could hand the keys to No 10 to Corbyn if there is hung parliament  By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline and Kate Ferguson, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 13:55, 29 […]

Election 2017 debate: What time is the Battle for Number 10 on TV tonight?

29 May

At the start of her campaign she said she would rather be focusing her efforts on door-to-door campaigning instead. “We won’t be doing television debates,” she said. “I believe in campaigns where politicians actually get out and about and meet with voters. “That’s what I have always believed in, it’s what I still believe and […]

Hamerton Zoo evacuated after ‘serious incident’

29 May

Police said none of the zoo’s animals had escaped and the public were not in danger, but refused to give any more details. The 25 acre zoo near Sawtry, Cambs, has tigers, cheetahs and a number of other wild cats, including lynxes, servals and oncillas. The zoo also has wolves.

Hamerton Zoo evacuated after ‘serious incident’

29 May

Police said none of the zoo’s animals had escaped and the public were not in danger, but refused to give any more details. The 25 acre zoo near Sawtry, Cambs, has tigers, cheetahs and a number of other wild cats, including lynxes, servals and oncillas. The zoo also has wolves.

Tory candidate makes tasteless Jo Cox joke at hustings

29 May

Ann Myatt made the off the cuff joke as she opened a speech in Batley and Spen The Tory candidate’s remark caused audible shock among voters and her rivals  She apologised immediately for the joke less than a year after Cox was killed  Cox was shot and stabbed by Thomas Mair in a brutal murder […]

Amber Rudd backs MI5 Manchester bombing inquiry after ‘missed warnings’ over Salman Abedi

29 May

Early this year, the FBI warned UK security chiefs that the the Libyan-born Islamist was planning an attack on British soil, according to the Mail on Sunday. The 22-year-old’s father Ramadan and brother Hashim have been detained in Libya and another brother, Ismail, was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Before his arrest, Ramadan Abedi rejected […]

Macron and Putin share perfunctory handshake before embarking on diplomatic test

29 May

“It is very important that we begin to dissipate the mistrust that has built up in recent years.” As a candidate, Mr Macron had tough words for Russia, accusing it of following a “hybrid strategy combining military intimidation and an information war”. Since the start of the war in Ukraine in 2014, Russia has flexed […]

The state of the race – Election Daily podcast

29 May

With 10 days until polling day the Conservatives are attempting to reboot their election campaign after a U-turn on a key manifesto pledge, the prime minister’s uncertain appearance in a BBC interview and rumours of infighting among her staff. Meanwhile, as Labour closes the gap in the polls, Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott continue to […]

Ian Lavery says Jeremy Corbyn could stay as Labour leader

29 May

Ian Lavery said Labour is on a ‘long, long process’ of changing British politics He said ‘whatever happens’ with the election the Corbyn project will not end His comments will infuriate Labour moderates who believe Jeremy Corbyn must go if Labour lose seats in the vote on June 8 It comes as a series of […]

‘You’re on the brink of RECESSION’ Sturgeon squirms as Neil pulls apart Scottish economy

29 May

She responded by blaming oil and gas revenues, which have plunged in recent months, and the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The First Minister told Mr Neil: “Yes, we’ve seen some growth slow – the UK as a whole has seen growth slowing. “We’ve also had the issues with North Sea oil and gas, which has fed through […]